How do I identify a Camaro SS?

How do I identify a Camaro SS?

There is NO code in the VIN that recognizes an SS in any first generation Camaro. A ’67 Camaro has a code on the trim tag for an SS and a late ’69 Camaro had an “X” code on the trim tag to identify some SS’s.

How can you tell a real Camaro RS SS?

Go to and burn off a copy of the 67 trim tag info. Take it with you when you go, or memorize what needs to be where so that way you can see how honest the seller will be with you. If it is a true RS/SS car it should have disk brakes up front, a 12 bolt, and the factory traction bar on the right rear.

What is an X11 code Camaro?

X11 could mean SS350 with Style Trim or a base Camaro with Style Trim. A ’69 SS required at least power front disc brakes among other things so be sure to check out our FAQ section about 1969 SS’s.

What is a Camaro RS SS?

RS stands for “Rally Sport,” which was an option package on the first-generation Camaro, starting in 1967. The most famous RS/SS being the Pacesetter Camaro built as replicas of the Indianapolis 500’s Official Pace Car. The Z28 could be ordered with the Rally Sport package, but not the SS option.

What does LT Camaro mean?

Luxury Touring
LT= Luxury Touring. LS= Luxury Sport.

What is X11 code?

To answer your question, X11 was the “catch all” code because so many models had the same body trim. So X11 could be: 1. Plain Jane with style trim (any motor except, 302, 350/300 and all 396’s) Note that some COPO 427’s were X11. 2.

How do you tell if a 1969 Camaro is a true SS 396?

it should have a 12 bolt rear end. if not it has been change. 69 ss came with 12bolt rear end,350 or bigger engine 396,427.

What makes a car an SS?

Super Sport, or SS, is the signature performance option package offered by Chevrolet on a limited number of its vehicles. All SS models come with distinctive “SS” markings on their exterior. The SS package was first made available for the 1961 Impala. Current SS models are produced by the GM Performance Division.

Is there a way to identify a Camaro SS?

Unfortunately there are no codes on a ’68 Camaro to help identify an SS. A Protect-o-plate can be helpful in identifying a first gen. SS but be careful because there are places that make reproductions of both trim tag and protect-o-plate. The engine is very important to an SS Camaro but is necessary to identify all ’68 and most ’69 Camaros.

Where is the engine code on a Camaro?

The 8th digit from the left on the VIN is the engine code. This label is located on the glove box door. It list the VIN, paint code, options, and other specific information about the vehicle. 3.4L – The number is located just above the water pump on the front of the engine block.

What kind of engine does a 1998 Camaro have?

“The legendary performer.” 1998 Camaro Sales brochure. Camaros received their only significant exterior restyle of the third-generation cars with the new front fascia introduced for 1998. Under the hood, the V8 engine was a new option that produced 305 horsepower and also was found in the 1997 Corvette C5.

When did the Chevy Camaro SS come out?

The Chevy Camaro Super Sport (SS) was produced from 1967 to 1972, again from 1996 to 2002, and has been reintroduced for the 2010 and 2011 model years.